NBA General Managers make their picks for 2007-08
GM Survey: 2007-08 Predictions

Is this the year that the Spurs repeat? Or do the Suns finally break through? Is LeBron poised for an MVP season? Can anyone challenge Kevin Durant for the Rookie of the Year award? Will Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen make the Celtics the most improved team?

NBA.com posed these questions and more to the league's general managers, and nearly all of the GM's responded to our survey.* Here's what the guys who call the shots think will transpire this season.


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San Antonio Spurs
Which team will win NBA Finals 2008?
1. San Antonio Spurs 37.0%
2. Phoenix Suns 25.9%
3. Dallas Mavericks 14.8%
4. Detroit Pistons 7.4%
Others receiving votes: Boston, Houston, Miami, Orlando
Last year's pick: San Antonio


Heat
Celtics, Pistons
Which team will win the Eastern Conference?
1. Boston Celtics 25.9%
Detroit Pistons 25.9%
3. Chicago Bulls 22.2%
4. Miami Heat 14.8%
Others receiving votes: Cleveland, Orlando, Washington
Last year's pick: Miami


Heat
San Antonio Spurs
Which team will win the Weastern Conference?
1. San Antonio Spurs 51.9%
2. Phoenix Suns 29.6%
3. Dallas Mavericks 14.8%
4. Houston Rockets 3.7%
Last year's pick: San Antonio


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Boston Celtics
Which team will win the Atlantic Division?
1. Boston Celtics 70.4%
2. New Jersey Nets 25.9%
3. New York Knicks 3.7%
Last year's pick: New Jersey


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Chicago Bulls
Which team will win the Central Division?
1. Chicago Bulls 51.9%
2. Detroit Pistons 40.7%
3. Cleveland Cavaliers 7.4%
Last year's pick: Detroit


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Miami Heat
Which team will win the Southeast Division?
1. Miami Heat 40.7%
2. Orlando Magic 37.0%
3. Washington Wizards 22.2%
Last year's pick: Miami


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Dallas Mavericks
Which team will win the Southwest Division?
1. Dallas Mavericks 44.4%
2. San Antonio Spurs 40.7%
3. Houston Rockets 14.8%
Last year's pick: Dallas


Heat
Utah Jazz
Which team will win the Northwest Division?
1. Utah Jazz 74.1%
2. Denver Nuggets 25.9%
Last year's pick: Denver


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Phoenix Suns
Which team will win the Pacific Division?
1. Phoenix Suns 100.0%
Last year's pick: Phoenix

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(* - Percentages are based on the pool of respondents to the survey, rather than all 30 general managers.)